On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 2002

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Deaths

  • Francisco Escudero, Basque composer, dies at 89
  • Fritz Walter, German footballer, dies at 81
  • J. Carter Brown, American art director (Washington National Gallery), dies at 67
  • Willie Davenport, American bobsledder and hurdler (Olympic gold 1968), dies at 59